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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Stand Out From The Crowd!

“Crowdfunding” is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment. In the business world it is fast becoming a favoured way to finance up-and-coming businesses. There is no doubt that it has a useful role in the business world. There are, however, legal issues that should be considered. For those of you unfamiliar with this […]

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Marley V Rawlings: Supreme Court Fixes Spouses’ Mix Up

We reported on the Court of Appeal decision in Marley v Rawlings & Anor in 2012. The Supreme Court has now reversed the position by allowing rectification of the Rawlings’  mirror Wills. Maureen and Alfred Rawlings were husband and wife. They had prepared Wills which were substantially the same. When the Wills were given to them to be signed […]

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Consultation On Data Protection And Journalism Guidance

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has opened a public consultation to consider new guidance on data protection and the media. The guidance will be aimed at helping journalists comply with the Data Protection Act. Lord Justice Leveson recommended that the ICO issue specific and comprehensive guidance on data protection law and good practice, following his […]

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